Alexain

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Alexain
Alexain is located in France
Alexain
Alexain
Coordinates: 48°13′47″N 0°46′00″W / 48.2297°N 0.7667°W / 48.2297; -0.7667Coordinates: 48°13′47″N 0°46′00″W / 48.2297°N 0.7667°W / 48.2297; -0.7667
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Mayenne
Arrondissement Mayenne
Canton Mayenne-Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Ernest Guihery
Area1 16.24 km2 (6.27 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 610
 • Density 38/km2 (97/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 53002 /53240
Elevation 72–167 m (236–548 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Alexain is a commune in the Mayenne department in northwestern France. It is 20km northwest of Laval and 14km from Mayenne. The nearest communes are La Bigottière, Placé, and Saint-Germain-d'Anxure.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 503 —    
1968 468 −7.0%
1975 433 −7.5%
1982 410 −5.3%
1990 418 +2.0%
1999 402 −3.8%
2009 535 +33.1%

Sights[edit]

The nearby Château de la Feuillée, long-term home of the d'Orenge family, was destroyed during the French Revolution and was rebuilt in 1809.

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